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Please join us for a Persian Circle talk on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 4:30pm in Pick 218! Our speaker will be Dr. Reza Varjavand (St. Xavier University), whose book From Misery Alley to Missouri Valley has just been re-published as an expanded edition. Come to hear him talk, drink tea & enjoy some sweets! See […]

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Please join us for the first Persian Circle of the Autumn Quarter on Oct. 4 with Maryam Sabbaghi (University of Chicago, Divinity school):
       گذری بر مکانهای تاریخی یهودی و زرتشتی در ایران
“Exploring Jewish and Zoroastrian Sites in Iran”

Maryam will talk about her caffeinated wanderings through various Jewish and Zoroastrian neighborhoods and sites in Tehran, Yazd, […]

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Nilofar Saraj
نیلوفر سراج
“A Look at Shahrzad Series” – Followed by a Screening of the Last Episode
نگاهی‌ به سریال شهرزاد” همراه با نمایش آخرین قسمت سریال”
Tuesday, May 24, 4:30 pm
Farouk Mustafa Seminar Room (Pick Hall #218)
5828 S. University Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637

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[If you missed John Perry’s talk, you can find a copy of it here]
Please join Persian Circle this Tuesday for a talk with Prof. John Perry, introducing his new translation of Dehkhoda’s Charand-o Parand with Janet Afary, Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909: Yale UP, 2016. This talk will given in English and Persian.
Tuesday, May 17, 4:30 […]

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[If you missed Saghar Sadeghian’s talk, you can find a recording here]

Saghar Sadeghian (Postdoctoral Associate, Yale)
ساغر صادقیان

Non-Muslims and the Constitutional Revolution: A Quest of Identity
غیرمسلمانان و ابقلاب مشروطه: بحث هویت
The concept of Iranian nationality had become a more visible discourse since 1890s and mostly during the Tobacco Movement. The Iranian Constitutional Revolution emerged in 1906 with the slogan of […]

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بدن های برهنه در اعتراض 

Naked Bodies in Protest

افسانه کلانتری
Afsaneh Kalantary

دراین بحث به بررسی روند اخیر در استفاده از برهنگی به عنوان یک شیوه اعتراض فرهنگی و سیاسی  که  مابین برخی هنرمندان و کنشگران ایرانی باب شده است و لاجرم تناقضات و معانی متفاوت جنسیتی و فرهنگی این تاکتیک پرداخته خواهد شد.

This talk examines the recent trend among some Iranian artists […]

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Screening of “Silky Eloquence” followed by Q & A
نمایش فیلم ‘حریر کلام’ به همراه پرسش و پاسخ با کارگردان فیلم

With more than 38 years experience, Hossein Khandan, an Iranian-American filmmaker and photographer, will be in person to screen his award winning film “Silky Eloquence,” along with other short films. Subsequently, he will be available for […]

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[If you missed Kimia’s talk, you can download it here]

Please join us for Persian Circle this coming Tuesday, for a talk on Qajar carpet corporations by Kimia Maleki (SAIC). This talk will be in Persian and all are invited to attend:

:”فرش هایی برای شما”
نگاهی به شرکت های چند ملیتی فرش در دوران قاجار
“Carpets for you”:
Glimpses […]

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Mohammad Hossein Abbasi (IIT) /محمد حسین عباسی
Phenomenology of Iranian Architecture / پدیدار شناسی معماری ایرانی

Tuesday, March 2, 4:30 pm

Farouk Mustafa Seminar Room (Pick #218)
5828 S. University Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637 

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[If you missed Siavash’s talk, you can download the recording here]
Dear All,
Please join us for next week’s Persian Circle talk with Siavash Sabetrohani / سیاوش ثابت روحانی. The talk will be in Persian, and is open to the public.
  موسیقی بلوچستان: نگاهی به زندگی و آثار شیر محمد اسپندار 

The Music of Baluchestan:
The Life and Works […]

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